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Best Buy Reward Zone Mastercard CLI

I have had my Best Buy Reward Zone Mastercard now for a year and it was stuck at a 300 dollar limit the whole time.

Today I called in and was able to get a $500 credit limit increase to bring it to a total of an 800 dollar limit.  

 

This has been a great month for my credit so far:

 

Got approved for $1700 Bill Me Later Account

Got a $500 and a $250 CLI on my Capital One Cards

Got Approved for an Discover IT card with a $1500 limit

Closed my Credit One account.

And now a CLI from my Best Buy Reward Zone Mastercard.

 

I know I have said it 100 times but thanks to MyFico for providing these forums and thanks to all the members for all the great advice.

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Re: Best Buy Reward Zone Mastercard CLI

It was a HP too I'm sure. I've been stuck at 500 since November
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Congrats on the nice increases. 

 

Who underwrites Best Buy credit cards? Would like to open an account with them if Cap1 is not involved. Kinda messed up with cap1 several years ago doubt they will extend me credit again.

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Cap one just sold them to citi and they will take over later this year.. It's not worth getting tbh
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colindidit wrote:
Cap one just sold them to citi and they will take over later this year.. It's not worth getting tbh

Why not worth getting?

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Low credit lines and high annual fees for the best buy mastercard.. It's lower tiered than that of its store card counterpart and all CLIs are HPs and most aren't more than 500 dollars. Not really worth it . I called to try to cancel my card the other day and the other thing that swayed me was that they waived my annual fee for the year.
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I was told it was a soft pull, I will find out tomorrow if any new inquiries report.

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colindidit wrote:
Low credit lines and high annual fees for the best buy mastercard.. It's lower tiered than that of its store card counterpart and all CLIs are HPs and most aren't more than 500 dollars. Not really worth it . I called to try to cancel my card the other day and the other thing that swayed me was that they waived my annual fee for the year.

Very good reasons to carefully consider if it's a wise choice.

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I've had it with this card. I appreciate them waving the annual fee, but I just called and they can't increase my limit. I'm closing it . 500 limits are trash I'm ashamed to hold this card. It makes me feel inferior .

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Re: Best Buy Reward Zone Mastercard CLI

I have had my BB rewardzone card since 2011 and all CLIs are soft pulls. I received a CLI every six months since I got the card. $600 each.
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